Applications for the Elementary Centers for the Highly Gifted (HGC) were recently mailed directly to

all parents of Grade 3 students in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). This is a reminder

that if you are interested in having your child considered for the HGC, you must complete the

application and return it by November 7, 2014, to:


HGC Application

Division of Consortia Choice and Application Program Services

11721 Kemp Mill Road

Silver Spring, Maryland 20902


If for some reason you did not receive an application in the mail, and are interested

in the program, contact the school or access it from the website at

The packet is also available in Chinese, French, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese. If you need a translated application, please contact the school.

There will be two parent information meetings about the HGC on the following dates beginning at 7:00

p.m. The same information will be presented at each meeting. Feel free to go to the one most

convenient for you.


September 30, 2014 Parent/Guardian Information Meeting at John F. Kennedy High School

1901 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20902


October 2, 2014 Parent/Guardian Information Meeting at Quince Orchard High School

15800 Quince Orchard Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878


Students who submitted their applications by the deadline will be tested in their current school during

January 2015. Notification of the testing date and time for your school will be mailed to the homes of

those applying.

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